Watch The Gilbert Trailer

Gilbert is a wildly funny and unexpectedly poignant portrait of the life and career of one of comedy’s most iconic figures, Gilbert Gottfried.

With the help of more than a dozen fellow comics, director Neil Berkeley charts the ups and downs of Gottfried’s life, including his nearly career-ending tweets about the 2011 Japanese tsunami. We follow him to stand-up gigs and budget motels, as he travels on low-cost airlines or by bus. But we’re also offered incredible perspective on Gottfried’s private life, which includes a wife and two children and a $3 million New York City townhouse apartment.

Gilbert opens in select theaters November 3, 2017.

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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